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Quilt Sampler

Spring/Summer 2019

Go on a virtual shop hop through the pages of Quilt Sampler™. In each issue, you'll get a peek inside 10 top quilt shops and instructions for 10 exclusive quilt projects, one from every shop.

Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Meredith Corporation
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from the staff

After a long winter, nothing beckons quite like an open road. While you’re basking in sunshine and making travel plans, remember to include quilt shops in your explorations.There’s always something to discover in the world of quilting. New notions, techniques, fabric, and patterns are all out there waiting to be found. And what better place to discover them than in one of our 10 favorite destination quilt shops? In this issue of Quilt Sampler® magazine, we take you on a coast-to-coast journey of dazzling shops to ignite your creativity. Not only are the must-see shops inspiring on their own, but each shares an exclusive project that showcases its talented staff, unique perspective, or fresh techniques. Plus, each project has a kit available for purchase, so once you are back home after your…

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quilt sampler

Editors JOANNA BURGARINO, JODY SANDERSDesigner ELIZABETH STUMBOVideo Editor LINDSAY MAYLANDAdministrative Assistant LORI EGGERSContributing Writers JUDITH STERN FRIEDMAN, ANGELA INGLE, LINZEE KULL MCCRAY, JILL ABELOE MEAD, KIMBER MITCHELL VAN HEUKELOM, SARAH WOLFContributing Quilt Testers MARTHA GAMM, MONIQUE JACOBS, COLLEEN TAUKEContributing Copy Editors ANGELA INGLE, MARY HELEN SCHILTZContributing Technical Editor LISA FLYRContributing Proofreader MARY HEATONContributing Designer CAN WICASTA CREATIVEContributing Illustrator CHRIS NEUBAUERContributing Photo Stylists KATE MALO, LESLIE POYZERCRAFTS GROUPGroup Editor JODY SANDERSManaging Editor JANET KLOCKENGAEditor JOANNA BURGARINOAudience Insights Manager LINDSAY MAYLANDEditorial Apprentice EMILY CLEMENTDesign Director KIMBERLY MORGAN METZGroup Art Director NICOLE DEAN TEUTArt Director ELIZABETH STUMBOGraphic Designer ALISON GAMMAdministrative Assistant LORI EGGERSEDITORIAL ADMINISTRATIONEditorial Director JENNIFER DORLAND DARLINGDeputy Director, Editorial & OperationsKARMAN WITTRY HOTCHKISSCreative Director MICHAEL D. BELKNAPAssistant Managing Editor JENNIFER SPEER RAMUNDTSenior Copy Editor ERIKA BJORKLUNDBusiness Manager, Editorial CINDY SLOBASZEWSKILead Business Office…

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trending @allpeoplequilt.com

VISIT QUILT MUSEUMSIf you’re traveling this summer, make sure to check out a museum from our list. AllPeopleQuilt.com/701TUNE INVisit our library to watch how-to videos on quilting techniques and fun sewing projects. AllPeopleQuilt.com/videosSUBSCRIBEGet patterns and tips delivered right to your in-box with our free weekly newsletter. AllPeopleQuilt.com/newsletterGIVE BACKDonate pillowcases in your local community as part of our One Million Pillowcase Challenge. AllPeopleQuilt.com/pillowcaseSHOP YOUR FAVESBuy reader-favorite patterns and exclusive products at our online store.APQShop.comJOIN OUR BUCKET LISTPrint a list designed to encourage you to try new things, meet new quilting friends, and accomplish a lot of sewing! AllPeopleQuilt.com/702TAKE YOUR EPP TO GOSee creative ways to take English paper piecing projects on your next road trip! AllPeopleQuilt.com/703CONQUER YOUR UFOSWe asked our readers what their biggest challenges are for finishing those projects. We…

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leavenworth quilt company

SHOP OWNERLynn ReppasESTABLISHED2013SIZE1,000 Square FeetMORE INFO?leavenworthquiltco.comPrey’s Fruit Barn shares a building with Leavenworth Quilt Company.Some people have never met a stranger. That’s true of Lynn Reppas, owner of Leavenworth Quilt Company, and doubly true for the shop’s hometown of Leavenworth in central Washington. Both are small in size but offer an extra-large welcome to visitors.Nestled on the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains, Leavenworth is surrounded on all sides by majestic peaks—much like mountain villages in Germany and Austria. In fact, after the logging and railroad industries departed Leavenworth in the late 1950s, leaving it nearly a ghost town, community leaders proposed turning the once-typical downtown into a Bavarian-theme village to play up all of the wonderful aspects of Leavenworth: its mountainous surroundings, snowy winters, and warm springs and summers.…

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perpetual motion

MaterialsFinished Quilt: 80" squareFinished Block: 12" squareYardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.Fabrics are from the Itty Bitty collection by Janet Rae Nesbitt of One Sister Designs for Henry Glass & Co. (henryglassfabrics.net).□ 15—⅓-yard pieces or 3. yards total assorted dark prints (blocks, border 3)□ 10—3⁄8-yard pieces or 3. yards total assorted light prints (blocks, border 3)□ ¼ yard solid navy (border 1)□ 2⅝ yards rust print (borders 2 and 4, binding)□ 7⅓ yards backing fabric□ 88" square batting□ Acrylic ruler marked with 45° angleCut FabricsCut pieces in the following order.From assorted dark prints, cut:• 25—31⁄2×21" strips• 100—37⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally to make 200 triangles total• 92—2" squaresFrom assorted light prints, cut:• 25—31⁄2×21" strips• 100—37⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally to…

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prairie point quilt & fabric shop

SHOP OWNERSJohn and Susan ThorupESTABLISHED2013SIZE2,700 Square FeetMORE INFO?prairiepoint.comAn assortment of wool fabric and appliqué projects offers a cozy, inviting atmosphere.Specialty fabrics, such as spools of toweling fabrics, are readily available.Sample quilts arranged above the many bolts of fabric provide inspiration to customers entering the shop.Store owner Susan Thorup overhears all sorts of juicy nuggets from her customers at Prairie Point Quilt & Fabric Shop in Lenexa, Kansas. Not that she’s actively eavesdropping—she just catches their gasps when they come into the store, their cooing over wall after wall of fanciful fabrics, and the oohs and aahs at the sample projects draped here and hung there. “People come in from out of town, and they tell us their friends told them they have to go to Prairie Point,” Susan says.Such accolades…

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